Test-Optional Through Fall 2022

Minnesota State Mankato is test-optional for admissions through fall of 2022 - We will make admission and scholarship decisions based on high school transcripts and GPA for students that do not provide ACT or SAT scores. Students applying through fall of 2022 will not be required to submit ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admission and missing test scores will not be required prior to attending. If students submit test scores they will be used in the admissions process. For information on course placement, see the University Testing Center's course placement policies website.

Admission Requirements

Minnesota State Mankato is test-optional through the fall of 2022.

You will be automatically admitted with any one of the following:

  • A cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher OR
  • A rank in the top 50% of your high school class OR
  • An ACT composite score of 21 or higher AND a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.7

If you do not meet the above admission requirements, your application will be reviewed on the basis of strength of college preparation course work, grade point average, probability of success, academic progression, class rank and ACT test scores (if provided). Supplemental information may also be requested before an admission decision is made.